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A Community that Works Together

October 18, 2022 Professional Fellows Program 0

By Paola Tiguila When describing what makes a great community, the definition often includes: love and respect for each other,…Read More

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There is Always a First Time for Everything

By Paulina Macías Coutiño (Chiapas, México) There is always a first time for everything, as a Professional Fellow I have…Read More

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Meetings Across Cultures and Time

by Randi Hunshamar – Teacher at Langhaugen Upper Secondary School Monday had a packed program, but what a day: A…Read More

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Harriet Tubman

Lessons from Harriet Tubman

By Maricel Roldán – English TeacherSome weeks ago, we visited the Norman Rockwell Museum and I was moved by that…Read More

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Meeting the local family

By John Huaman Fajardo, Peru My name is John, I know it is a typical American name, but in fact…Read More

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So different, so similar

By Henry-Franz Gauci When visiting another country, and spending so much time with people from 19 different countries, you expect…Read More

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Book: Freedom of Summer

Engaged, Enriched & Inspired!

By Kenneth Koh, Singapore – History & Social Studies Teacher During our academic residency at Amherst, we were challenged to…Read More

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SUSI 2022 for Educators Experience

By George Watika, Uganda This week had a lot to cover and it was educative and enriching. Having had an…Read More

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Having a Good One

By Kameliya Tsanova, Bulgaria Back in May, when we were discussing our pre-arrival preparations, Bruce Laurie suggested we kept a…Read More

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Not Bread Alone

June 21, 2022 Uncategorized 0

By Hemn Alee, Iraq I was not quite sure what it was all about. We were ten passionate teachers seeking…Read More